OBALL season is over with Closing Day pizza party; trophy distribution and Championship games completed under a beautiful blue sky!
Thank you to all who participated to make the day fun for all! If you took pictures during the day, please share with us by sending to our email, OBALLhelp@gmail.com and we’ll create a gallery for the day.
Here are your Closing Day Champions:
TBALL - AVENGERS
PEE WEE - KNIGHTS
LITTLE F - MARLINS
Everyone have a great off season! See you in March 2020 for sign ups!
It’s hard to believe it’s close to the end of the OBALL season !! Let’s be sure to keep our cool in this heat and make it a good Playoff week and Championship day for your children.
Be sure to check out the Playoff Brackets on this website. They are as completed as possible at the moment.
Saturday, July 27th is OBALL CLOSING DAY! All Events will be at BROOKSIDE PARK. All OBALL players will receive trophies and all OBALL families are invited to enjoy pizza at the ballpark (pop and water will be available for sale from the concession stand).
Here is the schedule for OBALL CLOSING DAY on Saturday, July 27th:
2:00pm TBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
3:30pm PIZZA DISTRIBUTION STARTS
4:00pm TROPHY DISTRIBUTION
5:00pm COACHES SOFTBALL GAME
7:00pm PEE WEE & LITTLE F CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES START
DID YOU FORGET TO COME PICK UP YOUR TICKETS? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
OBALL Day at Progressive Field is Sunday, July 14th at 1:10pm. Arrive early at 12:10pm to parade the field. Directions for the OBALL Parade on the field listed below.
TICKET PICK UP on Tuesday, July 9th from 5:30-6:45pm at Loew 2 parking lot. Also, if you haven’t received your pictures yet, they will be there for pick up.
There are some extra tickets available - CASH only. $13 for OBALL players; $18 for others
PARADE INSTRUCTIONS The parade will launch from Left Field Ramp/Parade Entrance located in the Left Field, behind section 175, by 12:10pm on July 14th! Indians staff will direct you down the ramp where you will wait for the parade to begin.
Pre-game events are timed to the minute. Those arriving after the scheduled time will not be permitted to participate in the parade.
At the direction of Indians staff, the group will enter the playing field via the Elephant doors in left field and will parade clockwise along the dirt “warning track.”
· Time is limited, therefore please keep the line moving at a comfortable pace at all times.
· Please do not leave the line at any time nor interfere with players warming up nearby.
· Cameras are welcome, but please do not stop for pictures. This sort of activity stops the line and could jeopardize and on-time start for the game.
· Please do not step or walk on the Progressive Field grass.
THE CONTEST IS OVER. IT TOOK 43 MINUTES TO GET 20 EMAIL WINNERS!! Winners will be notified on how to get their tickets.
The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission has given OBALL 40 free tickets to MLB All Star Play Ball Park. The tickets are good for Monday, July 8th. The Park hours on Monday, July 8th are 10:00am-8:00pm.
OBALL will give away 2 tickets per family. The first 20 emails received at OBALLHELP@GMAIL.COM will win two tickets. To win the tickets you must provide the following 4 pieces of information on your EMAIL: :
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED THE FUNDRAISER AND TO ALL THE TEAMS WHO DONATED A RAFFLE BASKET. WE HAD 75 IN ATTENDANCE HELPING THE LEAGUE KEEP FEES LOW AND BE ABLE TO PROVIDE A FUN SEASON TO THE 450 CHILDREN IN OUR LEAGUE!!
This year's OBALL Fundraiser is at Flyers Bar & Grill at 6298 Pearl Road in Parma Heights, on June 28th from 7:00pm - 10:00pm.
The price per ticket is $25.00 which includes pizza, chicken wings, domestic draft beer and well drinks.
There will be basket raffles (each OBALL team is responsible for bringing one basket); sideboards; 50/50, door prizes and lots of fun!
Please see a board member to purchase your tickets at the fields. You can buy tickets online on our OBALL Shopping Cart; OR come and buy a ticket at the door using cash, check, or credit/debit card!!
OBALL ALL STAR DAY is Saturday, June 22nd. This baseball event will be a DAY / NIGHT EVENT. The day time activities will be at Loew Field. Evening events will be at Brookside Rose and Elder fields.
11:30am Home Run Derby at LOEW #2. All OBALL Players are welcome to participate in the Home Run Derby. You just need to bring a non-perishable food item, or donate $1.00 to participate. All food and money collected will be donated to a local Old Brooklyn Food Pantry.
2:00pm TBALL ALL STAR GAME at Loew #6 Come cheer on OBALL Tball players!
6:00pm GIRLS FAST PITCH EXHIBITION GAME at Brookside Elder Field. All our OBALL girls fast pitch players are invited to come and play a game that combines all 5 of our girls teams together to come up with two teams playing an exhibition game! Come watch our girls show us how FAST PITCH SOFTBALL is played!!
6:00pm JUNIORS/BIG F EXHIBITION GAME at Brookside Rose Field. All our OBALL JUNIORS/BIG F players are invited to come and play a game that combines our 3 Junior/Big F teams together to come up with two teams playing an exhibition game!
8:00pm PEE WEE & LITTLE F ALL STAR GAMES on Brookside Rose and Elder Fields.
Picture Day is June 15th starting at 8:15am. Please check out the schedule and be prepared to be a little early for your team picture. No one is required to purchase pictures, however, all players should be in the pictures. We give a plaque to your team sponsor and need to have all the kids in the picture so they can hang it proudly in their place of business.
Pictures are taken at Loew Field by the pavilion … Legends Sports Photography does a great job in moving everyone along and taking really nice pictures! Coaches will be getting picture order packets during this coming week. Please have them ready and filled out for your team’s time.
Please be sure that you follow all parking laws around Loew Field. Because of several incidents on Opening Day, there will be no tolerance for parking issues and police have told us that they will be ticketing.
Please be considerate and respectful to the neighbors who live around Loew Field.
Opening Day Ceremony – May 18th at Loew Field #5 at 12Noon – Official start of the OBALL season! All Teams from TBall to Girls Fast Pitch and Junior Boys to participate. All OBALL players should come in uniform. Ceremony starts at 12:00noon at LOEW FIELD #5. (east end of Loew Field by the Pavilion & Playground) Come early for parking. There will be special guest speakers and the official opening of our season with games in TB, PW, and LF being played immediately after the ceremonies end.
Picture Day with Legends Sports Photography - June 15th at LOEW FIELD. Watch the website for team schedules. No obligation to purchase pictures, however, all OBALL players are requested to be present so that your team picture shows all the players on the team. Our sponsors receive a team picture so this is very important.
OBALL FUNDRAISER – June 28th Tickets will be on sale at Opening Day. The adult fundraiser will be at PF Flyers this year. Each OBALL team is asked to donate one basket for the basket raffle.
8th ANNUAL ALL STAR DAY – June 22nd featuring the All Star Games for each Division and the Homerun Derby.
OBALL @ Progressive Field. Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins – July 14th.
Order and pay for tickets Online or on Opening Day
LET’S GO SHOPPING! Hi OBALL families! This WEEKEND is a special weekend for OBALL at Dick’s Sporting Goods at Parmatown. We get 20% off purchases. Do you need baseball gloves, cleats, golf clubs, or clothing? 20% discount applied to your entire purchase.
Show the flyer pictured above and receive your discount.